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There are 7 ways to get from London to Kigali by plane, train or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Kigali  •  13h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kigali (KGL) LHR - KGL

$307 - $696

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Train to Southampton, fly to Kigali  •  18h 13m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Kigali (KGL) SOU - KGL

$548 - $1,042

Fly London City to Kigali  •  13h 35m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Kigali (KGL) LCY - KGL

$3,737 - $3,742

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Kigali  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Kigali (KGL) LGW - KGL

$354 - $933

Fly London Heathrow to Bujumbura, drive  •  17h 35m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bujumbura (BJM) LHR - BJM
  2. Drive from Bujumbura to Kigali

Fly London Stansted to Kigali  •  18h 5m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Kigali (KGL) STN - KGL

$314 - $789

Train to London Luton, fly to Kigali  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Kigali (KGL) LTN - KGL

$316 - $842

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London to Kigali is to fly, which costs £210 - £500 and takes 13h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kigali is to fly which costs £2,638 - £2,643 and takes 13h 35m.

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The distance between London and Kigali is 6590 km.

It takes approximately 13h 45m to get from London to Kigali, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kigali Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 40m and has one stopover.

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Kigali is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 9:50 AM in London and 10:50 AM in Kigali.

Egyptair, Rwandair Express, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kigali Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Kigali. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Kigali.
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  • Distance: 6590 km
  • Duration: 13h 45m

What companies run services between London, England and Kigali, Rwanda?

Egyptair, Rwandair Express and six other airlines fly from London Paddington to Kigali every 4 hours.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kigali via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol, Cairo
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol, Cairo
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Frankfurt, Cairo
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Barcelona, Cairo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Milan Malpensa, Cairo
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Vienna, Cairo
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Cairo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Copenhagen, Cairo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from London Luton to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol, Cairo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from London Luton to Kigali via Milan Malpensa, Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from London Luton to Kigali via Larnaca, Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from London Luton to Kigali via Barcelona, Cairo
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kigali via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Manchester, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Kigali via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Vienna, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Budapest, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Salzburg, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Venice, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Sofia, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from London Luton to Kigali via Sofia, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kigali via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Bujumbura via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Bujumbura via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Bujumbura via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kigali via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol, Brussels
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Kigali via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Bujumbura via Brussels, Kigali
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Kigali via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from London Luton to Kigali via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kigali via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Manchester, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Southampton to Kigali via Geneva, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Bujumbura via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from London Luton to Kigali via Paris CDG, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kigali via Brussels
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Bujumbura via Brussels
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
$20 - $25
East Midlands Railways

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